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AMATEUR BASEBALL: Mudhens outlast Montevideo, 4-2

MINNEOTA – Entering Wednesday night’s game against each other, the Minneota Mudhens and Montevideo Spartans both owned a 5-4 conference record in the Land O’Ducks League. The winner of the matchup would be able to control their own destiny to the region tournament. With the combination ...

AMATEUR BASEBALL: Milroy Yankees use strong hitting to beat Tracy, 17-3

MILROY – With the second half of the amateur baseball season underway, the Milroy Yankees took on the Tracy Express Wednesday night at Yankee Field. The game featured two teams seemingly going in opposite directions this season. The Yankees shutout Granite Falls on Sunday and continued to ...

VFW BASEBALL: Marshall Black cruises around Minneota, 11-5

MARSHALL – A five-run fifth inning proved to be the difference Tuesday evening in the Marshall Black and Minneota VFW baseball game at Legion Field. With Marshall holding a slim 5-4 lead to start the bottom of the fifth inning Marshall used timely hitting and took advantage of some Minneota ...

YOUTH SOCCER: Marshall 15U C3 boys soccer outshoots Fairmont, 8-0

MARSHALL – The Marshall 15U C3 boys soccer team came into their regular season finale against Fairmont with an undefeated record and just one goal allowed the entire season. Neither of those marks would waver Tuesday night, as Marshall shut out Fairmont 8-0 to finish the regular season with ...

VFW BASEBALL: Marshall Orange splits doubleheader

MILROY - The Marshall Orange VFW baseball team played a pair of games Tuesday evening at Irish Yard. Marshall got the night started with a 17-7 victory over Redwood County. Marshall dropped their second game of the night to Tracy, 13-7. Marshall’s bats erupted for 12 hits and 17 runs ...

SMSU ATHLETICS: SMSU track & field/cross country announces signings

MARSHALL – Southwest Minnesota State University head cross country/track and field coach Dan Allen announced on Tuesday that 15 student-athletes-eight women and seven men-have signed letters of intent to continue their academic and athletic careers at SMSU. The list includes seven high ...

YOUTH SOCCER: Worthington slips past Marshall 17U C3 boys soccer, 4-3

MARSHALL – The Marshall 17U C3 boys soccer team built themselves an early lead in the first half of their game against Worthington. Unfortunately for Marshall, they couldn’t keep up their momentum, and Worthington outlasted the Tigers 4-3 Monday evening at Marshall High School. Worthington ...

YOUTH SWIMMING: Southwest Swim Club attends Scheel’s Independence Invite

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The Southwest Swim Club attended the Scheel's Independence Invite in Sioux Falls, S.D. last weekend. The event was held in a 50-meter, 10 lane pool and was a prelim/finals meet featuring over 550 athletes comprised of 34 swim teams from South Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa, ...

AMATEUR BASEBALL: Milroy Yankees shut out Granite Falls

MILROY – The Milroy Yankees defeated the Granite Falls Kilowatts 5-0 on Sunday. Aaron Mathiowetz led the way for the Yankees with a 2 for 3 day at the plate with two RBIs while Dylan Criquet-Danielson went 1 for 3 with an RBI as well. Austin Deutz earned the win on the hill, going all ...

AMATEUR BASEBALL: Milroy Irish break out bats in win over Chokio

MILROY – The Milroy Irish used a combination of key hits and strong pitching to earn a 10-4 win over Chokio on a beautiful Saturday night at Irish Yard. The Irish fell behind in the early stages of the game when Chokio scored three runs in the top of the first to take a quick 3-0 lead. But ...

AMATEUR BASEBALL: Mudhens blanked by Coyotes, 6-0

MINNEOTA – It was a weekend to forget for the Minneota Mudhen's bats. On Friday, Minneota's lineup was held in check, as they fell to Morris, 3-1. The Mudhens then returned home Saturday for a date with the Chokio Coyotes. There would be no home cooking for the Mudhens, as they were blanked ...

GOLF: Free youth golf tournament at Tyler Golf Club on Wednesday

TYLER - The Tyler Golf Club will be hosting a free youth golf tournament on Wednesday. There will be registration gifts, door prizes and awards going to the top three golfers in each of the age groups. Lunch will also be served. It will be a nine-hole tournament. The age groups are ...

VFW BASEBALL: Marshall Black competes in Alexandria tournament

ALEXANDRIA – The Marshall Black VFW baseball team went 2-1-1 at the VFW Alexandria Tournament. Marshall got the weekend tournament started off on the wrong foot against Blaine on Friday. The Marshall bats were silenced, as they fell, 8-1. Marshall could only muster three hits in the loss. ...

SMSU ATHLETICS: Mustang Memories: 1975-76 Men’s Swimming & Diving Team

MARSHALL - Southwest Minnesota State University is celebrating 50 years during the 2017-18 academic year. During the next few months, SMSU Athletics will take a look back and fondly remember some of the most memorable events, teams, coaches and student-athletes over the past 50 years. This ...

TWINS: South Dakota woman is Twins’ full-time masseuse

BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — A woman from an eastern city of South Dakota says she is enjoying her first full season of being employed as a full-time massage therapist for the Minnesota Twins. Brookings native Kelli Quist worked part time for the team for a number of years before becoming its ...

AMATEUR BASEBALL: Luverne gets past Tracy early

MILROY – It was a peculiar site at Yankee Field on Friday night, as the host team was not the hometown Milroy Yankees, but rather the Tracy Express. The Express were looking for a win against the Luverne Redbirds in amateur baseball action. The Redbird bats came alive and exploded for several ...